William H. Barton Jr., president of the Nashville Bridge Company, has announced the election of Kent E. Hoffmeister to vice president of engineering. Nabrico is a division of The American Ship Building Company. Mr. Hoffmeister received his bachelor
Over 500 Attend Ceremonies For Viking Maritec-Designed Boats The second and third of a series of three Viking 2000 Class towboats built by the Boat Division of Avondale Industries, Inc., were recently christened in ceremonies on the Ohio River at Paducah, Ky.
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. has been awarded a contract to build a pipelay barge for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi. The pipelay barge, measuring 106 meters in length (about 348 feet), 30 meters in breadth (about 98 feet), and 7.
Paul-Munroe Hydraulics, Inc., Orange, Calif., has acquired certain products of the Rucker Marine Systems Division, including intrinsically safe valve control systems, rotary flow-through deck stand valve operators, U.S. Navy Fast Systems, and
Hillman Barge & Construction Company has changed its name to HBC Barge, Incorporated to better identify its role as a major inland barge builder. The company specializes in custom-designed barges built to customer specifications. Company ownership,
N. Seregos, president of Jackson Engineering & Drydock Co., Inc. (formerly Brewer Drydock Co.), Staten Island, N.Y., recently announced the appointment of James A. Thompsen as vice president- Marketing and Sales. Mr. Thompsen will be responsible for all marketing functions,
T C S Industrial Company of St. Paul, Minn., a subsidiary of Twin City Shipyard, Inc., has been named a stocking distributor for Nashville Bridge Company (NABRICO) in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. In announcing the appointment, NABRICO vice president T.
J.W. Berg AB of Goteborg, Sweden, manufacturers of controllable- pitch propellers for ships up to 20,000 bhp, has announced the appointment of Snyder Associates, Inc. of Essex, Conn., as their exclusive sales representatives in the USA. Snyder Associates, Inc.